Yijee Jeong

Associate


yjeong@cavanaghlaw.com
Phone: 602-322-4125

Practice Areas

Employment, Labor, OSHA & Immigration

Representative Experience

Yijee Jeong is an associate in the firm’s Employment, Labor, OSHA, and Immigration Department.  Ms. Jeong was born in Incheon, South Korea but has been a long time resident of Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood.  She graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University (ASU) in 2013 with a B.S. in political science and a minor in global studies.  She obtained her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.  During law school, Ms. Jeong was Symposium Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal and held leadership roles in the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, the Women Law Students Association, and the Sun Devil Sports & Entertainment Law Students Association.  Her externship activities included serving as a legal extern for the Honorable John C. Gemmill of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for the Federal Sector Administrative Hearings Unit. 

Associations & Activities

  • Arizona Asian American Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Maricopa County Bar
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2016

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Arizona, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2017

Education

  • Arizona State University, (J.D., 2016)
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Symposium Editor
  • CALI, Civil Procedure, 2013
  • Pedrick Scholar, 2013
  • Arizona State University, (B.S., summa cum laude, 2013)
  • Dean's Circle Scholar
  • Y.F. Wu Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Scholar
  • Moeur Award
  • Dean's Medal
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Golden Key International Honor Society